Donald Glaude is a house music artist, DJ and remixer, and is consistently ranked as one of DJ Mag's top 100 DJs.
As a kid Donald was classically trained in the upright bass and violin. After hearing early funk records, he began experimenting with tape decks and a primitive radio shack mixer at home in Tacoma
. He began playing at nightclubs by the mid-1980s and began gaining name recognition in early turntablism. In the early 1990s when the rave
scene took hold up and down the west-coast Donald had an entire Friday at the Underground nightclub in Seattle
. His clubnight showcased many now famous DJs from around the world. Donald, along with DJ Dan
in San Francisco
and Ron D Core
in Los Angeles helped define west-coast house music through the 1990s.
Donald Glaude has put out multiple records of his own songs and vanity labels Durty Records and Eden Records targeted to professional DJs while making digital releases on Beatport
. He is in demand worldwide as a DJ and as a producer and re-mixer.